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La Montagne des singes, for young… and old alike!

La Montagne des singes, for young… and old alike!

The Montagne des Singes in Kintzheim is a wildlife park hosting more than 200 free Barbary macaques (or magots). This is a classic must-do with kids in Alsace! As an adult, I thought I would go there for a quick visit, just to see if the place was pleasant and to take...

My favourite restaurants in Strasbourg

My favourite restaurants in Strasbourg

Are you looking for a good restaurant in Strasbourg? When I have friends coming over in Strasbourg, they often ask me for tips for good restaurants where to eat Alsatian and French food. Because we are among friends here, I have decided to write in this article, my...

The best tea rooms in Colmar (or at least my favorites!)

The best tea rooms in Colmar (or at least my favorites!)

In any city, it is not always easy to find a good tea room. You know, one of these welcoming places where you can find real tea (not Lipton tea) and where you can savour a tasty slice of cake. With these three criteria in mind - essential criteria according to me - I...

Gingerbread – Visits of museums and manufacturing workshops

Gingerbread – Visits of museums and manufacturing workshops

Gertwiller is the capital of gingerbread in Alsace since the 18th century. Gingerbread lovers, you are in the right place! Two big manufacturers are still located in Gertwiller nowadays: the Maison Lips and Fortwenger. The two companies each have a small museum that...

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar?

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar?

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar? I give you here my 3 favorite addresses offering kougelhopfs in Colmar: all three are excellent. You can choose to have it sprinkled with icing sugar or not. Stop at the patisserie early in the morning, when they just came out...

Alsatian recipes

Recipe for Bouchées à la Reine and Alsatian pasta

Recipe for Bouchées à la Reine and Alsatian pasta

Ahhhh the Bouchées à la Reine! A great classic of the French and Alsatian cuisine in which we sometimes don't dare to get into. Puff pastry crusts, a creamy filling... A real treat! For a festive meal or a good Sunday lunch with the family, this is a recipe that will...

Recipe for spring rolls with sauerkraut and lardon-infused cream

Recipe for spring rolls with sauerkraut and lardon-infused cream

For most of us, eating sauerkraut boils down to only two Alsatian recipes: choucroute garnie, with about three or four kinds of meats or sauerkraut with fish. In short, these are the two traditional recipes that everyone knows and has certainly tasted when visiting...

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